Thanks to Krystian Guevara (contempogaleria.tumblr.com/) for this week’s cover illustration.
Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed Montreal electrofunk duo Chromeo at the commodoreballroom.
This is Zen, a cuddly dog with his cuddly toy dog.
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Pacific wren (by Tom Talbott)
Varied thrush (by Stephen Hui)
Anna’s hummingbird (by Stephen Hui)
Black-capped chickadee (by Stephen Hui)
Pileated woodpecker (by Mele Avery)
Northern flicker (by Stephen Hui)
If you’re not a Game of Thrones fanatic, chances are you’re sleeping with one. It is, after all, a throat-slitting, zombie-dodging, throne-seeking, dragon-loving, wolf-ghosting, cave-cavorting good time. There’s no shortage of visual stimulation—not the least of which is the character Jon Snow. (Damn you, you bastard son of god knows who! Why must you be such a heartbreaker?)
Accordingly, this fantastical HBO series boasts a following of Trekkie proportions. So when the network’s global licensing department was shopping around for merchandising partners, imagine what an honour it was for Pyrrha jewellery founders Wade Papin and Danielle Wilmore to get the coveted collaboration call.
Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed the Paris-based electro-swing band Caravan Palace at the commodoreballroom.
Couldn’t make it out last Saturday night? You missed the prog-metal quintet Dream Theater at the Queen Elizabeth.